Update 1 at 11.00 CET
The Azerbaijani side has released more information on the reported destruction of an Armenian military vehicle. The Ministry of Defence, quoted by Trend News Agency says the incident happened on Thursday night (9 February) in the evening in the Aghdere - Tartar area of the line of contact. However the press service of the Ministry of Defence of the self-declared Nagorno-Karabakh Republic has denied the incident has happened, and said that this was Azerbaijani disinformation.
Both sides in the Karabakh conflict report incidents in the conflict zone on Thursday ngiht and Friday morning (9-10 February). The Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence says it has destroyed an Armenian vehicle with Armenian personnel on board. There are as yet no further details. Both sides claim multiple violations of the cease fire throughout the night fromThursday to Friday.
This story will be updated throughout the day.
source: commonspace.eu with agencies
photo: Karabakh line of contact (archive picture).
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